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  • Boating Clean & Green
    An education and outreach program that promotes environmentally sound boating practices to marine business and boaters in California.
    http://www.boatingcleanandgreen.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • California Coastal Coalition
    committed to restoring California's shoreline through sand replenishment, increasing the flow of natural sediment, wetlands recovery, and improved water quality.
    http://www.calcoast.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • California Coastal Commission
    The Commission is one of California's two designated coastal management agencies for the purpose of administering the federal Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) in California.
    http://www.coastal.ca.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • California Coastal Records Project
    Welcome to the California Coastal Records Project, an aerial photographic survey of the California Coastline. Over 29,900 photographs of the current California coast are now online, covering from the Oregon Border (42N latitude) to the Mexican Border (32.5N latitude), except for the Vandenberg AFB restricted area.
    http://www.californiacoastline.org/
    (Added: Thu Dec 08 2005) - Report this link as bad!
  • California Inland Fisheries Foundation, Inc.
    California Inland Fisheries Foundation, Inc., (CIFFI), is a volunteer operated, tax deductible 501 C3 non-profit foundation, incorporated in the State of California, dedicated to the enhancement of freshwater angling opportunities. The cooperative efforts between CIFFI and the California Department of Fish and Game, and many partners, provide necessary funding to sustain multiple species of fish in California's lakes and reservoirs. Sacramento, California
    http://www.ciffi.org/
    (Added: Sun Dec 15 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • California Sea Grant
    program in a national network dedicated to the understanding, conservation, and wise use of our coastal and marine resources
    http://www-csgc.ucsd.edu/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • California's Natural Resources
    Mission Statement: To restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources for current and future generations using creative approaches and solutions based on science, collaboration and respect for all the communities and interests involved.
    http://resources.ca.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
    Through education, conservation, science, and stewardship, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary provides protection to its extraordinary natural and cultural resources so that nature can thrive, historic shipwrecks and artifacts remain respectfully in place, cultural connections remain strong, and careful public use and enjoyment can be sustained. Designated in 1980 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the sanctuary spans 1,470 square miles surrounding five of the Channel Islands: San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa and Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, California
    http://channelislands.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Clean Marinas California Program
    The Clean Marinas California Program is a partnership of private marina owners, government marina operators and yacht clubs in California. The Clean Marinas California Program was developed to provide clean facilities to the boating community and protect the state's waterways from pollution.
    http://www.cleanmarinascalifornia.org/
    (Added: Wed Nov 25 2009) - Report this link as bad!
  • Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
    Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary was established in 1989 to protect and preserve the extraordinary marine ecosystem surrounding the Cordell Bank. Surrounded by soft sediments of the continental shelf seafloor, Cordell Bank emerges with a rocky habitat, providing home to colorful and abundant invertebrates, algae, and fishes. Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary is an extremely productive marine area off the west coast of United States in northern California, just north of the Gulf of the Farallones. With its southern-most boundary located 42 miles north of San Francisco, the sanctuary is entirely offshore, with the eastern boundary six miles from shore and the western boundary 30 miles offshore. In total, the sanctuary protects an area of 1286 square miles. Point Reyes Station, California
    https://cordellbank.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Mon Dec 25 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Elkhorn Slough
    The official website of the Elkhorn Slough Foundation and Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR) is one of 28 National Estuarine Research Reserves established nationwide as field laboratories for scientific research and estuarine education. The Reserve is administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Elkhorn Slough Foundation’s (ESF) mission is to conserve and restore Elkhorn Slough and its watershed. Watsonville, California
    http://www.elkhornslough.org/
    (Added: Sat Feb 01 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
    Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and its tidepools are part of a San Mateo County Park located in Moss Beach, California, about 40 minutes south of San Francisco. The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve tidepools are one of the most beautiful and easily accessible natural wonders of the Northern California coast. Recently designated a Marine Protected Area, the rocky shore of the reserve becomes an outdoor classroom at low tide, allowing explorers of all ages to marvel at the diversity of marine life and learn more about protecting the ocean and its inhabitants. On any given day visitors may see sea urchins, sea stars, harbor seals, various mollusks, and even the elusive red octopus. A non-profit organization called the Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (FFMR) trains volunteer naturalists who share their wealth of knowledge with students, teachers, and visitors.
    http://www.fitzgeraldreserve.org/
    (Added: Wed Dec 04 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • Friends of The River
    California's Statewide River Conservation Organization. Friends of the River protects and restores California Rivers by influencing public policy and inspiring citizen action. Friends of the River is dedicated to preserving and restoring California's rivers, streams, and their watersheds as well as advocating for sustainable water management. Sacramento, California
    http://www.friendsoftheriver.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
    We protect the wildlife and habitats of one of the most diverse and bountiful marine environments in the world, an area of 1,282 square miles off the northern and central California coast. Located just a few miles from San Francisco, the waters within Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary are part of a nationally significant marine ecosystem. Encompassing a diversity of highly productive marine habitats, the sanctuary supports an abundance of life, including many threatened or endangered species. Discover more about the sanctuary by diving into this website. San Francisco, California
    https://farallones.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Heal the Bay
    Our rivers, our beaches and our ocean are incredible natural resources that serve as special spiritual sanctuaries. But our coast provides not only intangible, emotional value, a healthy marine ecosystem also serves as a critical source of real economic wealth in southern California, from the bounty of seafood, recreation and tourism it provides. When we protect the watersheds in which we all live, from the most inland neighborhood streets to the furthest edge of the sea, we protect our own well being. Working together, we can protect and save one of our most precious, natural resources – with your help, we can heal the bay. Santa Monica, California
    http://www.healthebay.org/
    (Added: Wed Jan 22 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Humboldt Baykeeper
    Humboldt Baykeeper was launched in October 2004 to safeguard our coastal resources for the health, enjoyment, and economic strength of the Humboldt Bay community through education, scientific research, and enforcement of laws to fight pollution. Arcata, California
    http://humboldtbaykeeper.org/
    (Added: Sat Nov 05 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Information Center for the Environment (ICE)
    University of California Davis (UCD). ICE is an environmental information brokerage and research laboratory in the Department of Environmental Science & Policy at the University of California, Davis, under the direction of Academic Director Jim Quinn and Managing Director Karen Beardsley. ICE specializes in the development and dissemination of geospatial data and technologies; the development of robust data architectures dedicated to the cataloging of global environmental information; and the creation of decision support systems geared toward improving the capabilities of resource managers in a variety of sectors.
    http://ice.ucdavis.edu/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • James River Association
    The James River is Virginia's largest river, flowing across the entire state from its beginning at the headwaters of the Cowpasture and Jackson Rivers in Bath and Highland Counties, to its mouth at the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton Roads. It is Virginia's largest tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. The James River is a wonderful destination for recreation and enjoyment. Each year millions of Virginians go to the James and its tributaries to boat, fish, swim, hike or just take in the beautiful scenery. The mission of the James River Association is to be guardian of the James River. We provide a voice for the river and take action to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of its natural resources. Richmond, Virginia
    https://jrava.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 11 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Kokanee Power
    Central California Inland Fisheries Kokanee & Salmon Foundation, Inc. Kokanee Power is a non-profit organization of volunteers & members dedicated to the enhancement of California and Oregon Inland Kokanee, Trout & Salmon Fisheries. Kokanee Power, in part, provides assistance to the California Department of Fish & Game and other Fisheries Enhancement Organizations in their ongoing efforts to keep these fish in public waters. Merced, California
    http://www.kokaneepower.org/
    (Added: Sun Dec 15 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • LA Waterkeeper
    Our mission is to protect and restore Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay, and adjacent waters through enforcement, fieldwork, and community action. We work to achieve this goal through litigation and regulatory programs that ensure water quality protections in waterways throughout L.A. County. Our Litigation, Advocacy, Marine, and Water Quality teams conduct interconnected projects that serve this mission. Los Angeles Waterkeeper is an Organization of Waterkeeper Alliance, the world’s fastest growing environmental movement. Along with 200 other Waterkeeper Organizations, our movement works for swimmable, drinkable and fishable waterways worldwide. Santa Monica, California
    https://lawaterkeeper.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Maine Sea Grant
    Welcome to the Maine Sea Grant College Program at the University of Maine. The University of Maine is a designated Sea Grant College. We are one of 33 NOAA Sea Grant programs throughout the coastal and Great Lakes states. The network is a powerful resource for sharing information and solving problems. We are focused on Maine’s coastal communities. In partnership with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, members of our Marine Extension Team work on issues of concern to Maine's coastal communities. Orono, Maine
    http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/
    (Added: Wed Mar 25 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
    Welcome to Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary! One of our nation's most spectacular marine protected areas, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary offers some of the best wildlife viewing in the world! This "Serengeti of the Sea" stretches along the central coast from San Francisco to Cambria and includes pristine beaches, jewel-like tide pools, lush kelp forests, steep canyons and an offshore seamount teeming with life—from tiny shrimp to giant blue whales. The National Marine Sanctuary System promotes environmental protection, stewardship and ocean research. We invite you to explore and help protect this national undersea treasure. Monterey, California
    https://montereybay.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Orange County CoastKeeper
    Orange County CoastKeeper is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to keeping Orange County bays, coastal estuaries, watersheds, nature preserves and wildlife refuges clean and free of contamination. The mission of Orange County Coastkeeper is to protect and promote water resources that are swimmable, drinkable, fishable, and sustainable. Costa Mesa, California
    http://www.coastkeeper.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Oregon Coalition for Educating Anglers (OCEAN)
    Oregon Coalition for Educating ANglers (OCEAN) has the primary goal of supporting conservation of and research on marine fisheries, as well as sponsoring and promoting activities to assist in marine fisheries management. Newport, Oregon
    http://www.oceaned.org/
    (Added: Wed Mar 06 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • San Diego BayKeepers
    a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to keeping San Diego Bay, coastal estuaries, watersheds, nature preserves and wildlife refuges clean and free of contamination
    http://www.sdbaykeeper.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Save Our Shores
    Save Our Shores is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit marine conservation organization in Santa Cruz, California. Our mission is caring for the marine environment through ocean awareness, advocacy, and citizen action. Over the last 30 years, Save Our Shores has been responsible for key accomplishments such as preventing offshore oil drilling in Central Coast waters, helping to establish the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, preventing local cruise ship pollution, and bringing together diverse stakeholders to find common solutions to ocean issues. Our three core initiatives are Plastic Pollution, Ocean Awareness, and Clean Boating. Santa Cruz, California
    http://www.saveourshores.org/
    (Added: Sat Feb 01 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Save The Bay
    Save San Francisco Bay Association. Save The Bay is the largest regional organization working to protect, restore and celebrate San Francisco Bay. As its leading champion since 1961, Save The Bay protects the Bay from pollution and inappropriate shoreline development, making it cleaner and healthier for people and wildlife.
    http://www.savesfbay.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • SIMoN - Sanctuary Integrated Monitoring Network
    Explore California Sanctuaries - Channel Islands, Cordell Bank, Greater Farallones, and Monterey Bay. SIMoN is an integrated, long-term program that seeks to identify and understand changes within sanctuaries managed by the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. SIMoN provides resource managers with the information needed for effective decision-making and promotes a basic understanding of the complex and unique marine processes within the California Current ecosystem. By gathering summary metadata from on-going, recently completed and historic monitoring and research projects within sanctuaries, SIMoN facilitates the critical but often overlooked communication between researchers, resource managers, educators and the public.
    https://sanctuarysimon.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 25 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • South Carolina Marine Educators Association
    The South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA) is a professional association made up of classroom teachers, informal educators, scientists and others all dedicated to marine education in the state of South Carolina. SCMEA is a regional chapter of the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and protection of freshwater and marine ecosystems. South Carolina
    http://www.scmarineed.org/
    (Added: Sun Nov 19 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Tennessee Wildlife
    The mission of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is to preserve, conserve, manage, protect, and enhance the fish and wildlife of the state and their habitats for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the citizens of Tennessee and its visitors. The Agency will foster the safe use of the state's waters through a program of law enforcement, education, and access.
    http://www.tn.gov/twra/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • The Bay Foundation
    Our staff is passionate about the health of the Santa Monica Bay, bringing to their work considerable global experience in water quality, wetlands, marine life, and a whole range of other ecosystems…always directed by a rigorous commitment to science and research, and working with a wide range of partners in the process. Los Angeles, California
    http://www.santamonicabay.org/
    (Added: Thu Dec 31 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • University of Southern California Sea Grant
    USC Sea Grant contributes to solving the problems of the Urban Ocean, while recognizing the opportunities for coastal commerce, recreation and improving the quality of life in coastal regions such as Southern California. The University of Southern California, one of the largest private universities in the United States, has participated in the National Sea Grant College Program for over 30 years and has more than a 100-year history of marine science research in Southern California. USC's facilities, research, and curricula make it the principal university in the Los Angeles region for ocean studies, and it has demonstrated excellence in marine research and education from the beginning of the 20th Century.
    http://dornsife.usc.edu/uscseagrant/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
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